Germany-DDR 1989 40 years WHO

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democraic Republic; 1988; commemorative stamp of the issue "40 years World Health Organisation (WHO)" as

suborganisation (special agency) of the United Netions;

Stamp datas:

  • Catagogue Numbers : Michel: No. 3214; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2820; Scott: No. 2718
  • Color : multicolored with silver
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 85 (Pfennig)
  • Postange validity : 22 November 1988 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Gudrun Lenz
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Berlin
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print run : 3,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line) : 21.5 x 39.0 mm


Commemorative stamp to the issue "40 years WHO";
(issue of 1 stamp)

Mint stamp

Michel No. 3214, mint

Postmarked stamp

Michel No. 3214, postmarked


To the stamp motive:
- 85 (Pfennig) : WHO-emblem (great in circle) and coat of arms of the GDR